Franklin

A Modern southern reader : major stories, drama, poetry, essays, interviews, and reminiscences from the twentieth-century South / edited by Ben Forkner and Patrick Samway.

Publication:
Atlanta, Ga. : Peachtree Publishers, c1986.
Format/Description:
Book
v, 736 p. : 25 cm.
Subjects:
American literature -- Southern States.
American literature -- 20th century.
Southern States -- Literary collections.
Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Southern States.
Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 1865-
Southern States -- In literature.
Contents:
Introduction
Children on their birthdays / Truman Capote
Barn burning / William Faulkner
Just like a tree / Ernest J. Gaines
Old red / Caroline Gordon
All the old harkening faces at the rail / Barry Hannah
The gilded six-bits / Zora Neale Hurston
The fugitives / Madison Jones
Jericho, Jericho, Jericho / Andrew Lytle
The life you save may be your own / Flannery O'Connor
The jilting of Granny Weatherall / Katherine Anne Porter
Uncle Grant / Reynolds Price
First dark / Elizabeth Spencer
In the Miro District / Peter Taylor
A worn path / Eudora Welty
Chickamauga / Thomas Wolfe
The man who was almost a man / RIchard Wright
Introduction
Nelly Myers ; Coon song / A.R. Ammons
My grandfather's funeral ; Tobacco men ; Drinking music / James Applewhite
Where ; Work song ; The slip ; In rain / Wendell Berry
Shooting rats at the Bibb County dump ; Under the boathouse ; Under the vulture-tree / David Bottoms
The autumn bleat of the weathervane trombone ; Awakening to music ; Here ; Humility / Fred Chappell
Joe Clisby's song ; Lee in the mountains / Donald Davidson
A dog sleeping on my feet ; Cherrylog Road ; False youth : two seasons (winter) / James Dickey
A girl in a library / Randall Jarrell
Women in love ; Tales from a family album ; The grandfathers / Donald Justice
The idea of ancestry / Etheridge Knight
Southern vortex ; The exclusion principle ; Pity / William Mills
Bells for John Whiteside's daughter ; THe equilibrists ; Antique harvesters ; Vision for Sweetwater ; Two in August / John Crowe Ransom
It all comes together outside the restroom in Hogansville ; Grabbling in Yokna Bottom ; No man's good bull / James Seay
The tire hangs in the yard ; The colors of our age : pink and black / Dave Smith
The soup jar ; Mining in Killdeer Alley ; No yellow jackets on the mountain / Dabney Stuart
Ode to the Confederate dead ; The oath ; The swimmers / Allen Tate
Burial / Alice Walker
Evening hawk ; English cocker : old and blind ; The corner of the eye ; The place ; Old photograph of the future ; Muted music ; Covered bridge ; Old-time Childhhood in Kentucky ; Mortal limit ; Three darknessess / Robert Penn Warren
About a year after he got married he would sit alone in an abandoned shack in a cotton field enjoying himself ; He records a little song for a smoking girl ; A local man doesn't like the music / James Whitehead
A poem for Emily ; After the revolution for Jesus the associate professor prepares his final remarks / Miller Williams
Northhanger Ridge ; Dead color / Charles Wright
Introduction
THe member of the wedding / Carson McCullers
The glass menagerie / Tennessee Williams
Introduction
from The mind of the South / W.J. Cash
Mississippi / William Faulkner
The Catholic novelist in the Protestant South / Flannery O'Connor
This quiet dust / William Styron
A Southern mode of the imagination / Allen Tate
Place in fiction / Eudora Welty
The search for Southern identity / C. Vann Woodward
from A death in the family / James Agee
from You have seen their faces / Erskine Caldwell
from A childhood : the biography of a place / Harry Crews
from Mules and men and Dust tracks on a road : an autobiography / Zora Neale Hurston
Always stand in against the curve / Willie Morris
Introduction to Lanterns on the levee / Walker Percy
from All God's dangers : the life of Nate Shaw / Theodore Rosengarten
The boll weevil, the iron horse, and the end of the line : thoughts on the South / Louis D. Rubin, Jr.
Blood-burning moon / Jean Toomer
Ida M'Toy / Eudora Welty
William Faulkner (with Jean Stein)
Shelby Foote (with John Griffin Jones)
Walker Percy, Questions they never asked me so he asked them himself.
Local notes:
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Sheldon Hackney.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1986
Contributor:
Samway, Patrick H.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0934601011 :
9780934601016
0934601089 (pbk.) :
9780934601085 (pbk.)
OCLC:
14129283
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